Obstetrics & gynaecology

An app to prevent pregnancy? Don't count on it

Fertility awareness apps are being championed as a new approach to contraception. In reality, while the technology may be new, women have been predicting the fertile days in their menstrual cycles to prevent pregnancy for ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Timing crucial in achieving pregnancy

A survey of women seeking fertility assistance to become pregnant found most did not know which days of the menstrual cycle they were fertile and most likely to conceive.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Contact with dads drops when women ovulate

(PhysOrg.com) -- Through an innovative use of cell phone records, researchers at UCLA, the University of Miami and Cal State, Fullerton, have found that women appear to avoid contact with their fathers during ovulation.